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Lot 10060
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia- River Mail
Price realised
440 EUR
Estimate
600 EUR
Auction date
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
LAKE LADOGA/RIVER NEVA: 1896 Obsolete 5k inter-town card issued 1872 to St Petersburg, received by River Neva postal steamship 20 VI 1896 where cancelled C’PAROKHODOM’ IZ? SHLISSELBURGA (BY STEAMSHIP FROM SHLISSELBURG). Card stained but fine and rare strike, plus 2k strip of 5 with the same cancel tied to small piece. Because imprinted stamp no longer valid, assessed at letter rate and 14k (0 2 X 7k) postage due charged on arrival.